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We had a full day walking tour today with our guide Yasin whose knowledge of and enthusiasm for... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Ciara C
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Brilliant Tour Guide in showcasing Best of Istanbul

Visited Istanbul with a group. Volkan was such an excellent tour guide. He was very informative... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
Giv T
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a full day walking tour today with our guide Yasin whose knowledge of and enthusiasm for Turkish history was inspiring. He allowed us to dictate the pace of our tour, stopping for longer in places of particular interest to us, and then for...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Visited Istanbul with a group. Volkan was such an excellent tour guide. He was very informative, without going heavy on information. The perspective he gave us was balanced and not biased, which was great. He looked after us very well. He did more than just...More

Thank Giv T
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of having Volkan as our tour guide. He met us promptly at our sultannemhet hotel. Spent some time in the lobby as he explained the complicated history of Istanbul. He was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. Volkan was great...More

Thank rolo-polco
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

This is a must if you truly want to enjoy the rich history of this amazing city. We were fortunate enough to have Ahmet as a tour guide. Ahmet is extremely knowledgeable, courteous, well organized and very punctual. We could not have seen as much...More

Thank H8tobeL8
Reviewed April 9, 2017

My husband and I planned three days in turkey. So we wanted to get the best out of it! We arranged a tour called "Best of Istanbul" our guide, Yilmaz Ozluk from True Blue travel agency met us at the hotel and off we went....More

1  Thank heidii63
Reviewed October 5, 2015

We used Best of Istanbul as our day excursion from Norwegian Spirit cruise. We are very satisfied with the service. Since we are on cruise, so our time is very limited. They took care of our tickets in advance, so it saved us a lot...More

2  Thank Tracy T
Reviewed August 10, 2015

My friend and I arrived in Istanbul on a cruise ship in the afternoon. We were on our own during the rest of the day. We booked a Bosphorus Cruise with Best of Istanbul Tours for that evening. Bluent (who would be our guide the...More

2  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed October 18, 2014

As one of a group of two couples recently returning from a cruise ship, on the discussion home we talked about our favourite stops and tours. The Best of Istanbul tour was the highlight (and of course Best of Ephesus Ali!) Taner was an outstanding...More

4  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed September 30, 2014

It was a great trip well organised by Mr. Ali and well led by the professional private tour guide Mr. Taner. The first day was a trip to Bursa via ferry and private car followed by cruise dinner at night in Bosphorus. Second day was...More

3  Thank joseph_lim85
Reviewed September 28, 2014

With several cruise ships in town, Istanbul was very crowded with long lines. Anticipating this, I booked a private guide for our visit. I am so glad I did. Our fabulous guide was able to get us in despite the crowds and we could go...More

3  Thank MARILYN P
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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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